Wednesday, May 13, 2020

At Fatima

We remember today the apparition of Our Lady at Fatima. At the conclusion of his homily at the canonization of Francisco Marto and his sister Jacinta, two of the visionaries of Fatima, the Pope Francis said: “With Mary's protection, may we be for our world sentinels of the dawn, contemplating the true face of Jesus the Savior, resplendent at Easter. Thus may we rediscover the young and beautiful face of the Church, which shines forth when she is missionary, welcoming, free, faithful, poor in means and rich in love.”

Gazing upon the resplendent face of Jesus given to us by Mary, may we be "sentinels of the dawn" who help the world to rediscover the beauty of His Church.

Photograph by Brother Brian.